crystal structure

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crys·tal struc·ture

the arrangement in space and the interatomic distances and angles of the atoms in crystals, usually determined by x-ray diffraction measurements.
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Gas hydrates are the ice-like compounds or solids formed by physical combination of a natural gas (mainly methane) and water, under specific conditions, in which water crystallises in the isometric crystallographic system rather than the hexagonal system of normal ice.
The bottleneck for producing more structures faster is not any longer in the x-ray data collection," explains Sue Byram, business manager for Crystallographic Systems at Bruker AXS.